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that will be moving into texas, but most of the country is in good shape, a far cry from yesterday when there was so much rain and severe weather through georgia late yesterday towards the rush hour. there were not a lot of people on the roads. serious problems. there is a look at what's going on right now. the storm has moved out to the north and the east. here's a look back at the damage in georgia. we had 50 trees knocked down and 17 power poles. thousands of people without power. tens of thousands without power. there was structural damage as well. this was probably straight line wind damage and not a tornado, but a scary night and again that storm is zipped out to the north and the east. the only thing we are watching is lingering snow in new mexico. we heard about a closure along the texas-new mexico state line along i-40. light snow continues and we will see a few inches about three to five in roswell and two to four in midland. that storm that moves out tomorrow, there will be issues on the roads in texas. we are talking about 45 and 35. i-20 and i-tennesseeing light rain and lingering snow.
id before getting a ballot. kansas, texas and tennessee are the latest to restrict them. five other states already do. rhode island and new hampshire will ask for them, but allow voting if other identification is provided. the more than 60 million american who is get social security are in for a cost of living increase on the first of the year. that will be about $450 more for the entire year. eight states will raise minimum raise. san francisco will be the first city to raise the minimum wage above $10. it will go to $10.24 an hour, $3 higher than the federal minimum. the commercial truck and bus drivers will face stiff fine fist they use hand held cell phones at the wheel. as of the new year, you mentioned tanning beds that. law goes into effect in california and puts them off limits to anyone under 18. california becomes the first state to bar minors from using them. skin cancer has become an epidemic with young women. >> so many laws that will be instituted in 2012. as we look forward, there is probably going to be issues about how quickly they can implement many of the laws as
returned to be reunited with loved ones in texas. 200 soldiers returned in iraq in time for the holidays. they spent four months training and advising and assisting the iraqi army. another group is expected to return later this evening. a nice picture to show you. an investigation under way after four soldiers were killed in a training mission in washington state. this is video from near the crash site at a joint base. the army said the accident involved two helicopters and they are not sure if they collided or crashed separately. live from the pentagon, what else do we know about the investigation? >> investigators don't know exactly what happened, but it appears that the two small two-man helicopters were in fact on a training mission south of seattle last night. it appears that they collided in mid-air. again, investigators don't know for sure, but all four crew members on the two helicopters were killed. as we saw those pictures, troops returning for iraq and all american forces are to be out of iraq by the end of this year. this is a stark reminder that even in simple training missi
have worsened. new mexico are bracing for blizzard-like conditions. texas, oklahoma and kansas as well as colorado in the storm's path. karl? >> a tense storm into new mexico and the southwest. i want to show you the vigorous disturbance associated with this. we have a well-defined area and spinning across the southern plains. as we take you down to the surface, the snow is coming down for a while. we had white out conditions along i-40 and a lot of winds. winds gusting to 56 miles an hour. light snow off 25 as well. snow has been developing and that rain-snow line migrating as the storm is getting stronger. the snow is coming down in southeast colorado. the wind will be a major part of this. the legend with strong winds and gusting to 40 across much of southwest kansas and colorado. as much as 60 miles an hour in north east new mexico. when you factor that in, you have the makings of a blizzard. these are plizard warnings and parts of 70 for tomorrow. this is how the model seas it and the storm is it peaking through early tomorrow morning and winds down by late tomorrow. how much snow
. on my journey across am, i've learned that when you ask someone in texas if they want "big" savings on car insurance, it's a bit like asking if they want a big hat... ...'scuse me... ...or a big steak... ...or big hair... i think we have our answer. geico. fifteen minutes could save you fifteen percent or more on car insurance. >> the nfl player accused of doubling as a drug lord. an unbelievable story who made millions on the field and millions in the drug world. the teachers told him not to do the tebow. did the school overreact? when you have tough pain, do you want fast relief? try bayer advanced aspirin. it has microparticles so it enters the bloodstream fast and rushes relief to the site of your tough pain. it's proven to relieve pain twice as fast as before. bayer advanced aspirin. >>> big news where for the first time we are hearing testimony from former penn state coach joe paterno and what he knew about the sex abuse happening or allegedly happening involving jerry sandusky. michelle, as i understand it this is the testimony that paterno gave to the grand jury and for the
services, kathleen sebelius. we love kathleen. it is great to be back in the state of texas -- oops! state of kansas. i was giving bill a hard time. he was here a while back. as many of you know, i have roots here. i'm sure you are all familiar with the obamas of osawatomie. actually i like to say i got my name from my father, but i got my accent from and my values from my mother. she was born in wichita. her mother grew up in augusta. her father was from el dorado. my kansas roots run deep. my grandparents served during world war ii. he was a soldier in patton's army. she was a worker on a bomber assembly line. together they shared the optimism of a nation that try umped over the great depression and fascism. they believed in an america where hard work paid off. responsibility was rewarded. and anyone could make it if they tried. no matter who you were. no matter where you came from. no matter how you started out. these values gave rise to the largest middle class and the strongest economy that the world has ever known. it was here in america that the most productive workers, the most inn
and texas, for example, you can be a student and show the opportunity id. they won't accept you at the polls and if you show a concealed weapons id. it's the voter id laws that will make the difference at the polls on a local level. that's one of the reasons why the attorney general is going after south carolina and the other states that are passing. the prevention of the polls and in order for a republican to win the white house, they need at least 40%. as the poll noted, mitt romney is not even close to that. >> thank you so much. >> still ahead, why tomorrow will never come for people living in the small island nation of samoa. how they are skipping friday. first, there is a lot going on and here are things we thought you should know. a new biography on david petraeus saying that the general was urged by mentors and friends to resign as commanders of the war over president obama's decision to quickly drawdown surge troops, but doing so would be a selfish grandstanding moves with huge ramifications and the biography all in the education traces his entire military career. police in iowa ar
and boston and it should be rain in the morning hours. we will find snow in the southwest moving into texas and dallas with sunshine and could see residual showers. across portions of the midwest. maybe a few snow showers around cleveland and in the west, denver with delays because of snow moving through the area. should be fine by tomorrow and sunshine around salt lake city and l.a. as well. as we head into your saturday, the snow mixes with rain in the central part of the state. rain across the south should innovate the deep south once again by the time we get to christmas day. the rest of the nation looking good. >> coming up, mitt romney said he does not plan on releasing the tax returns. why newt gingrich is focussing on virginia today. mark murray will join me live. plus, stephen colbert explains how close he was having his name on the south carolina gop primary. adam lambert is in jail or landed himself in jail after a fight with his boyfriend. we have the details. we're kind of a quiet couple. yes. but lately we've been using k-y® intense™. it stimulates arousal so the big moment
important dways of their lives. details on a video that's gone viral. >>> texas governor rick perry once again suing the state of virginia to get on the ballot for the march sixth republican primary there. after it was ruled last friday he did not qualify. actually, mitt romney and ron paul were the only major gop candy dates to meet virginia's tough ballot requirements. pete williams joining me live now from washington. pete, good afternoon. >> he's challenging two aspects of virginia law that regulate the process here, the first one, and i think the focus of hisç lawsuit is, in order to get on the ballot you have to have signatures on a petition. those who circulate the petitions must be eligible to vote there. that means candidates can't bring in volunteers from out of state to circulate their petitions. perry says it isn't fair that in the last republican primary in virginia 120 republicans voted and the state requires 10,000 signatures. that's too many. so that is the basis of his lawsuit. he argues it's unconstitutional restriction of his free association rights. his first amendm
that. >> the republican congressman kevin brady of texas will join us live. >>> what happened. eight u.s. troops charged in connection with the death of another american soldier. 19-year-old danny chicken reportedly suffered physical and mental abuse by his fellow troops. >>> and we knew the housing crisis was unprecedented but new numbers reveal it was worse than first thought. why are we learning this just now and how the numbers could spook buyers considering purchasing a home in the new year. and it is the phone number that has gone viral and it won't just make sarah smile. ♪ sarah ♪ >> the "news nation" is following the latest policy stand-off in washington that could mean your taxes could go up in count them, ten days. it could mean unemployment benefits would run out for 2 million people. i don't have enough fingers for that. just over an hour ago white house press secretary jay carney announced president obama made separate calls today to house speaker john boehner and senate majority leader harry reid. >> in his call to speaker boehner, the president reiterated th
@newsnation. i'll spend the entire weekend reading tweets. >>> school officials in ft. worth, texas, my hometown, taking a stand against christmas saying it doesn't belong in the classroom. this year students won't be able to exchange gichts or hand out holiday cards in class. in a statement the district says, quote, no longer can the district endorse or sponsor religious activity or doctrine. a spokesperson for the district says we have precious little time with our children to begin w to get across a tremendous amount of educational information, that's our primary job. as you can imagine, many parents are upset about this decision. they are pushing the school district to lift the new rules. what does your gut tell you? should christmas be allowed in the classroom? go to facebook.com/newsnation to cast your vote. we'll have the results monday. in the meantime take a look at what newsnation is saying about yesterday's gut check. a woman who sued denis after signing a contract preventing negative reviews online. should dentists or doctors be able to require patients to sign those contrac
for the democrats. holder spoke last night at the library of lyndon library. >> texas has gained more than 4 million new residents. the vast majority of whom are hispanic. and that this growth allows for new congressional seats. however the state has proposed adding zero seats in which his hispanics would have the electorate opportunity envisioned by the voting rights act. >> this year a dozen i think at a tightened the rules for showing i.d. at the polls. most were done by republicans. joining me now, the radio talk show host michael smerconish. there are so many examples. rachel maddow had an example last night on her show. this elderly woman lou does not have a birth certificate. like so many others of her time. she was born at home. there is not an actual record. and she won't be able to vote. i believe it is in wisconsin. we saw the elderly african-american woman in tennessee who has voted back as far as she can remember and now she won't be able to as a result of some of these changes. >> i think intuitively when you say you have to show a photo i.d. to exercise your franchise, it makes sense
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